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the carbon tax, or the democrats are talking an energy tax, like a gasoline tax, kim is right. if they're going to do this, through the regulatory angle and outlaw in that way. >> paul: but then, james, why mention it so prominently, or was this sort after bait and switch for the environmentalists and mention it and in policy terms don't. >> there may be some bait and switch, but this is key. if he doesn't need to get anything through the congress, like the potomac swatch-- >> kim strassel. >> so well. they think that they have a court decision a few years empowers them to regulate carbon. they think they're off to the races here and this suggests to me that maybe the play is, with all of the business community expecting an approval of the keystone pipeline, the president might approve the pipeline, but then really ratchet down on the use of the oil going through that pipeline and i think he might be able to say to environmentalists. >> paul: how would they do that, they won't build this thing if they don't think there's a lot of oil that go through it. >> certainly the people that wan
it because this is what the american people want. this is energy. this is jobs. this is economic activity. it will create revenue to help with the deficit and debt. this is about energy security, energy independence. so we don't have to get oil from the middle east. melissa: you know environmentalists don't like it even though we've taken care of a lot of problems and hurdles we put up in the first place. those have been taken care of. you know environmentalists don't like it. seems like the president is recommitted to battling climate change. he doubled down on green energy. this really doesn't fit into his portfolio of energy options. >> here's thing. there is better environmental stewardship with the project and without it. that oil coming to the united states means lower emissions then sending it to china. it actually means less emissions with the project. i think what we've shown today that the president needs to approve it because it is in the interest of the american people to do so. they don't want to get the energy from the middle east. they want to get it here at home and workin
do you disagree with? >> dana: energy job, climate change. >> eric: climate change. entitlement have to be on the table. immigration. that will be a big one. you and i have different ideas on how we handle that. >> bob: you are going to take your party in the toilet. >> dana: we have one more block on this. we will get to martin luther king junior and climate change. more ahead. great moments including performance by kelly clarkson and beyonce and inauguration trivia. look over eric's shoulder for that. how much do you know about the historic day? we have a quiz and hope you will play along with us at home. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing e all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. ♪ ♪ >> kimberly: wow! that was kelly clarkson singing earlier in afternoon. welcome back to "the five" and the coverage of today's inauguration. we get thoughts on this. first, let's play for mr. bob beckel one of his favorite moments in honor of martin luther king junior and the holiday we're celebrating. listen
and clean energy policies that the president can enact and congress can enact. the president can do a lot of things. the environmental protection can do a lot of things. the department of energy and agriculture can do a lot of things that don't need congress. congress itself, we don't know what is going to happen. we tried three years ago to pass the climate clean energy bill. that was defeated. anything that ambitious to pass is unlikely this time. >> michael: listen, he said the governor of nebraska dave heineman completed an evaluation of that same keystone pipeline. john boehner had this to say about it. he said nebraska's approval of the new keystone xl pipeline route means there is no bureaucratic excuse, hurdle or catch president obama can use to delay this project any further. he and he alone stands in the way of tens of thousands of new jobs and energy security. i mean, that's putting it right on the president. >> here is the reality about the keystone pipeline that comes from canada to the united states to deliver oil. that oil is going to somewhere no matter what. this is becom
to energy policy and climate change. we've seen it already manufacturing the whole idea of green energy jobs, and in effect, trying to get rid of traditional energy. i think that we have to be very aware of what's happening here. i think there was a lot of fancy language used in the inaugural address, but the fact is that that doesn't cover up what's really going on here, which is to grow the progressive state. liz: let me back up listen, we've. covering this issue for awhile now with fox news and fox business, and here's the issue. will the u.s. start looking like a mature european country? is the u.s. coming towards you know, sort of an identity crisis? do we want to be a country driven by a vibrant, private economy, or are we starting to look like a mature european country? essentially, the question is can you have small government with an aging population on top of the other programs that was cited that the presidentments. >> no doubt we're on an unsustainable path and democrats acknowledge it but as far as whet
noted, trying to take that agenda to energy policy and climate change. we've seen it already, manufacturing the whole idea of green energy jobs, and in effect, trying to get rid of traditional energy. i think that we have to be very aware of what's happening here. i think there was a lot of fancy language used in the inaugural address, but the fact is that that doesn't cover up what's really going on here, which is to grow the progressive state. liz: let me back up, listen, we've. covering this issue for awhile now with fox news and fox business, and here's the issue. will the u.s. start looking like a mature european country? is the u.s. coming towards, you know, sort of an identity crisis? do we want to be a country driven by a vibrant, private economy, or are we starting to look like a mature european country? essentially, the question is can you have small government with an aging population on top of the other programs that was cited that the presidentments. >> no doubt we're on an unsustainable path, and democrats acknowledge it, but as far as whether they're going to c
sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult. america cannot resist this transition. we must lead it. we cannot cede to other nations the power of jobs and technologies. we must claim its promise. >> strong, clear words from a president considered not green enough by environment lists in his first term. it's true, the president has a lot of work to do but instead of chastising him, maybe it's time for the green movement itself to reimagine what it ought to look like. the modern green movement must be an inclusive one and close the green gab that exists between national and environmental organizations and justice organizations. the environmental problems in inner cities and rural areas ok pied by low income communities of color deserve as much attention as the fracking. at the end of the day, the environmental problem that is happen over there, whether in the mall deese or usa, it will affect us. joining us, the nation magazine. victoria an nbc latino con tr contribut contributor. mike, the executive director of the schoolkill center and peggy executive director of west h
, energy efficient lighting maker gave an upbeat outlook, if you listened to charles in november you would have bought it then, it's now 40 bucks, up 6 today. more than expected robotic surgery company known as intuitive surgical. another charles recommendation that one, 563, it's up 45 today. disappointing profits what i call the democratic luxury company, cogent is down a lot. and disappointing forecast from the chip maker, amd. forecast not so hot $2 a share for that one of the software maker, ea, the stocks flat. better than expected for the rail operator csx and that stock is flat. a big name you know, better than expected profits, ethan allen and that's up just a little bit, but the dow is up 55. a doctor at the center of a huge disability fraud scheme helping patients fake injuries. how do you catch someone like that? the man who investigates these cases and exposes the fraud. listen to how he does it. >> and so every couple of days somebody will move the car and we'll take a heavy garbage can and put it in front of the car in the morning and see if they come out to move the can to
. the truth of our guns in tonight's "chalk talk." america's energy future. the keystone xl pipeline lives. thanks to governor dave heineman of nebraska. [ cheering ] any flight, anytime. the scoreboard doesn't lie. what's in your wallet? hut! i have me on my fantasy team. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. it put me at ease that you could smoke on the first week. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you develop these stop taking chantix and see your doctor right away as some can be life-threatening. if you have a
conserve energy. the city was -- the city is trying to say this will conserve energy by giving them more information so they can try and decide whether they will use electricity. >> let me read a statement, we contacted the electric company. they said, our utility has had the legal authority to select equipment that fulfills the mission of providing electric service to customers. is this a competitor you could sign up with if you do not use their power? >> not in this city. it is monopoly in this community. i can try to go to con-ed but they don't serve. >> thank you, jennifer. do these homeowners have a case? guys, tamara, so, i can see where homeowners are very, very concerned if you show certain times a day, the power usage is higher, it has to be that someone is home and when it drops, i am a bad guy and i know when to problem the house. >> i don't think it is necessarily a bad guy look at behavior but it is the fact as she said, your guest, the patterns are, rather, they are reviewed every, four different values every 15 minutes. four different values. it is not just bad guys that a
that energy in a very constructive way to support incumbents that we have, particularly in those tough districts or states that we can barely hold on to, like a georgia. i mean, that seat could come in play, depending who that nominee is. and the party has to give that some great consideration. >> that substantive critique from you and the different strands of substantive critique about what happened in 2012 and what is wrong inside the party and the structure of the party makes it so remarkable to me that reince priebus was unopposed. i find it astonishing. >> yeah, me too. >> michael steele, msnbc analyst, former chairman of the party, thank you for your time tonight. it's great to see you back. >> all right, rachel. >>> president obama has made his choice to run the s.e.c. the agency that is supposed to police wall street. there are very few people, like maybe zero people who know more about the nominee or the job of the nominee than our special guest tonight, former new york governor and attorney general eliot spitzer is here. yes! stay tuned. ♪ alright, let's go. ♪ shimmy, shi
started on facebook and it has turned into this behind me. miguel? >> what's the energy like? i done sense there's a lot of energy that that crowd. how big is it? are they really sort of, you know, getting after this? >> reporter: i think one of the things that people here talk about is the fact that this started with social media. this was the brainchild of two people who said right in the hours after newtown we've got to do something. what can they do. they decided to organize this march. it's only been a few weeks in the making. a lot of p people who are marching feel that this many people have gathered from across the country as a result of social media. they feel that is good. however, they're very realistic knowing that the legislation that they are pushing for and hoping that congress will pass, things like reinstating the assault weapons ban, that that faces an uphill battle and they know this is at the very least only a beginning start. miguel? >> emil emily schmidt, thank yoy much. >>> a bitter arctic storm is unleashing misery across much of the midwest, north atlantic, and nort
has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> welcome back to the second half of "outfront." we start with stories we care about where we focus on reporting from the front lines and we begin with the secretary of state hillary clinton tomorrow. she is testifying finally about the attack on the american consulate in benghazi. now, officials tell us she will address concerns about weak security at u.s. diplomatic posts and will answer, quote, every question asked of her. among those questioning her, republican representative chris smith of the foreign relations committee. he tells "outfront" he wants to know if clinton was aware of the request for security upgrades at the consulate. we will speak to the congressman tomorrow to see if he is satisfied with the secretary's answer. >>> we have an "outfront" update on the artistic director of the bol
. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ obfusc . >>> ryan's new budget is not the only really, really odd fight that republicans are about to pick. they have another one, in this one, they threaten to cut the spending they like unless democrats cut the spending they like first. if that does not make sense to you, you are not alone. and the bust that is the filibuster effort, that is coming up. cord scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formula soothes your throat on contact and the active ingredient relieves your cough. robitussin®. don't suffer the coughequences™. >> i'm going to ask you to bear with me for a second, becaus
of wind energy that will help to fire up some big thunderstorms, possibly severe, from houston and dallas to little rock and st. louis on tuesday. there could be some tornadoes but more than likely, quite a bit of straight line wind damage. and then after that, the bottom falls out on temperatures. for example, lester, chicago will drop 45 degrees between tuesday and thursday. so enjoy the thaw while you can. back to you. >> all right, we will take what we can. mike seidel, thanks. >>> national transportation safety board tonight says further examination of batteries on boeing's new 787 has yet to point to the cause of the january 7th fire on board a japan air lines jet at boston's logan airport. that fire followed days later by a smoking battery aboard another 787 in japan led to a worldwide grounding of the revolutionary new planes. lack of progress in both investigations has raised concerns the planes will remain grounded indefinitely. >>> in washington, the battles over guns and immigration reform are taking center stage this week, as president obama pushes his second term agenda. nbc
particularly on energy which will be a very important part, we hope -- i hope -- i hope you guys hope -- of the president's second term, especially as it relates to jobs and the economy. all right. so stay right with us because there is a lot going on. a lot of great, political faces to see. like peter king's right behind us. if you like the academy awards and you like politics, this is the place to be. don't go away. >>>> jennifer: welcome back to current tv's coverage of president barack obama's inauguration. we've got bill press who's on the parade grounds or on the grounds of the mall. we've got michael shure in portland, oregon. watch this feed right here of the presidential motorcade coming from the white house to the capitol and in fact, my favorite bit of presidential inauguration trivia is about the carriage that was built to transport martin van buren to his inauguration in 1837. that carriage, unlike this cadillac, was constructed of timber from the dismantled u.s.s. constitution. can you imagine that? that carriage, obviously being hugely symbolic. very, very exciting mome
to be to the point where we can bring this debt under control, a sound financial policy, energy independence in a way we've never thought about before. we're respected by the world again like we haven't been for the last 20 years. >> so are you ready to run against hifrl clinton in 2016? >> look, i haven't made that judgment and hillary hasn't made that judgment but i can tell you what, everything that should be done over the next two years that i should be part of would have to be done whether i run or i don't run. if this administration is successful, whoever is running as a better position to run, if we are not successful, whoever runs as a nominee is going to be less likely to win. >> gloria is here with this excellent interview. i know more is coming up. but he's being pretty cagy. >> you saw him on that parade route shaking everyone's hand. he saw him at the iowa caucuses. have you heard of those? >> new hampshire, he was involved with them as well. >> exactly. he's 70, looks great, very energetic. if i had to guess, i would guess he's running. but as he said, he doesn't have to make that decis
hearty experts of slow, steady progress taking huge amounts of energy. >> you need to be fit with the whole body, not only with parts of your body. >> you make the power around. you can slowly or you can a lot of speed. at your pace. >> reporter: and the ever graceful richard quest joins us now live from davos. without ali velshi's hat, which is rather smart, i must say. inside the forum, richard, is there a consensus on the smartest way to boost the economy? >> reporter: no, there really isn't. people like phillip jennings of the trade union says the world needs a pay raise. everybody else says -- there's no general view on what needs to happen. i suppose they would say to you regulation, structural reform, political consensus, but everybody can agree with that in principle. it's when you start putting the details, the flesh on the bones, michael, that it becomes more difficult. everyone knows we're in trouble but there's no single prescription for how we get out of it. >> there's a lot of pitching that goes on there in davos. you have covered it many, many, many times. the
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energy. the things we build share one belief. that the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. >> alisyn: 44 minutes past the hour. time for quick headlines. social security could fall short in just three years. it's promised trillions of dollars more in benefits than the country can pay. in its worse shape. the disability trust fund could run out as as early as the year 2016. can you put the rulers away. subway now vowing to never serve a sand wimp that is less than 12 inches long ever again. the promise coming after australian man posted this photo of his subcoming up an inch short. it sparked worldwide outrage as can you hear from clayton and launched some lawsuits. go over to tucker. >> thanks, ali. if one bill is passed could leave smokers fuming it force smokers to have a doctor's prescription to buy cigarettes. is this a good idea? young joining us now is fair and balanced debate. smokers on the rise than any state. law photographer and founder on action in smoking and health antismoking group. thanks very much to both of you. profes
low testosterone would decrease my sex drive... but when i started losing energy and became moody... that's when i had an honest conversation with my doctor. we discussed all the symptoms... then he gave me some blood tests. showed it was low t. that's it. it was a number -- not just me. [ male announcer ] today, men with low t have androgel 1.62% (testosterone gel). the #1 prescribed topical testosterone replacement therapy, increases testosterone when used daily. women and children should avoid contact with application sites. discontinue androgel and call your doctor if you see unexpected signs of early puberty in a child, or signs in a woman, which may include changes in body hair or a large increase in acne, possibly due to accidental exposure. men with breast cancer or who have or might have prostate cancer, and women who are or may become pregnant or are breastfeeding, should not use androgel. serious side effects include worsening of an enlarged prostate, possible increased risk of prostate cancer, lower sperm count, swelling of ankles, feet, or body, enlarged or painful br
housing recovery, like more energy production, like china picking up, like europe calming down a little. it is focusing on the good, ignoring the debt and the political wrangling. it is about 268 away from the all-time record high, bill. bill: that is remarkable. take you back a couple years now. seemed like we were starting every year on a good note and all that fizzled away. is it different now though? >> you're talking both the economy and the market. we seem to pick up in the very early part of the year and by the spring we start to fade and fade into the summer. that has been the pattern of the last three, four years now. i don't know whether that's going to be repeated this january but we're certainly off to a very good start. i would advise you, bill, watch out for numbers that are coming out on wednesday. they will be the big picture on how strong or otherwise our economy is growing and it is likely to be bad news. bill: but this run too, it's come in the midst of, well, one of our highest flyers, apple, it was creamed and we're still doing okay. >> apple has gone from $703 a sh
rain yesterday in arizona and most of that energy now, pulling out here across parts of the central plains and there you see that pink, that's where we're concerned at least to start right now, about icing. warmer air moving over the cold air at the surface and the rain hits the ground that's frozen and it freezes on contact. and roads across areas of iowa and maybe around the st. louis area where more generally towards illinois and that's going to be a zone for some icing and eventually later on today, in towards chicago. to the far north of that, places like minnesota, northern minnesota and much of wisconsin we'll be talking about snow. but this storm moving in. the good news, behind this, things are going to warm up quite a bit and big changes. look at today's high. better than yesterday. above freezing for the first time for lot of people in about a week and that's a nice break. tomorrow, you start to see the temps climb and towards the northeast. by tuesday. 60 degrees in washington d.c. and behind it, the next batch of colder air it's not as cold as the last one, welcome news
parade, 4 1/2 hours. this obviously much shorter, but given the beautiful weather today and the energy and really the enjoyment you're seeing from the first family, people could stay out here all night, several hours more, but we watch as they pass the review stand. the president and the first lady looking at each other, enjoying this moment, knowing the struggle they had to get here and what they still face when we all wake up tomorrow and we're not reveling in this moment or relishing the moment that we're experiencing here, but the bottom line is we've witnessed what i think is an incredible moment for the people here, but especially for the president who, like this nation, we've gone through a rough end of the year, and this year didn't start on a better note when you look at the fiscal battles as well, but to watch that first lady of the united states bounce and show so much happiness was a great sight to see for these people who are still as you can see just about 100 yards away from me waving and screaming and hoping to get that one special picture of the president on this day,
that his all of the above energy strategy is more than just forgotten campaign rhetoric but an official from the sierra club today told fox radio no, no, this can't be something the president moves forward on, take a listen. >> we simply can't effectively reduce emissions and simultaneously increase investments in dirty oil. >> the point is the president now having to make this decision in the weeks ahead about whether to go forward on the keystone pipeline. that maybe the first test on whether he is going to get serious about climate change in this second term, shep. >> shepard: ed henry on a cold night in washington. ed, thanks. just in to fox news, north korea has just issued a brand new threat regarding secretive nuclear program. the north koreans now warning they will strengthen their military and nuclear defenses in response to new punishments from the united nations. penalties connected to north korea's controversial rocket launch back in december. keep in mind investigators say that launch may have been a cover to test nuclear weapons which could strike the united states. there
energy. that i think is a danger. they prejudge the science. >> let's go to a very successful guy, lives in a big guzzling state of texas. what is your view, global warming? >> i have no idea. >> good for you. >> i like that answer. that is a refreshing answer. >> i look at it honestly and say from 1880 to 2013, that might not be a big enough sample, you know? who knows how many years, you know, forever's a long time and it's really hard to gauge. >> seems to me the bulk of evidence supports climate change and if the climate is changing the implications of that are so profound. >> the way we pollute our earth cannot be healthy for it. >> no. >> okay, we'll be right back. in. i have obligations. cute obligations, but obligations. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. rea
drive... but when i started losing energy and became moody... that's when i had an honest conversation with my doctor. we discussed all the symptoms... then he gave me some blood tests. showed it was low t. that's it. it was a number -- not just me. [ male announcer ] today, men with low t have androgel 1.62% (testosterone gel). the #1 prescribed topical testosterone replacement therapy, increases testosterone when used daily. women and children should avoid contact with application sites. discontinue androgel and call your doctor if you see unexpected signs of early puberty in a child, or signs in a woman, which may include changes in body hair or a large increase in acne, possibly due to accidental exposure. men with breast cancer or who have or might have prostate cancer, and women who are or may become pregnant or are breastfeeding, should not use androgel. serious side effects include worsening of an enlarged prostate, possible increased risk of prostate cancer, lower sperm count, swelling of ankles, feet, or body, enlarged or painful breasts, problems breathing during sleep, and
to her over the past four years as they focused their energies on president obama. that clearly ended yesterday. clinton began her testimony with a rare public expression of emotion, talking about the deaths of ambassador chris stevens and three other americans in benghazi. >> for me, this is not just a matter of policy. it's personal. i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers, the sons and daughters, and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> but through most of the day, she was forceful, even combative, when she felt she needed to be, jousting with republican critics, including wisconsin senator ron johnson. >> we were misled, that there were supposedly protests and then something sprang out of that. >> with all due respect, the fact is we had four dead americans! was it because of a protest?! or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they'd go kill some americans?! what difference, at this point, does it make?! it is
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editorial board said the gun rights lobby has spent considerable time and energy in pursuit of one goal, crippling the atf. the nra has been highly critical of the agency, which sees its mission as preventing violent crime by enforcing federal gun laws and tracing firearms used in crimes. but blaming the nra, does it add up? not exactly. in 2006, republicans in the congress required senate confirmation for the atf director. before that, the president could appoint anyone he wanted. so when president george w. bush nominated michael sullivan, it looked like an easy path, but he couldn't get a vote in a republican-controlled senate. >> did i ever think for a moment my nomination would be held up by a senator from idaho as related to one firearm licensed dealer? no. i didn't. >> idaho senator larry craig along with two other republican, all staunch supporters of the nra, held up sullivan's nomination, but it wasn't the nra's hands at work. it was about one local idaho gun seller's dispute with the atf. even silver himself said the nra didn't derail him. >> i didn't get any sense at all tha
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